Time and Hope
Rose farmer Michael Francis wanted more time with his family, so he joined a clinical trial to treat his stage III pancreatic cancer.
Chemotherapy Plus Minimally Invasive Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers want to know if irreversible electroporation (IRE) makes it easier for chemotherapy to reach pancreatic cancer cells.
Targeted Therapy to Inhibit Connective Tissue Growth in Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers are testing a new antibody, a type of targeted therapy, in combination with standard treatment for pancreatic cancer in a phase III trial.
Precision Radiotherapy to Make Pancreatic Tumors Removable
A clinical trial tests a precision radiation technique called intensity-modulated radiation therapy against locally advanced pancreatic cancer.
Comparing Treatment Delivery Methods for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
A clinical trial compares intravenous chemotherapy delivery with intra-arterial chemotherapy to see which is more effective for pancreatic cancer.
Aiming to Improve Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Deirdre Cohen discusses clinical trials that aim to improve the effectiveness of immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer.
Multicenter Trial Focuses on Neoadjuvant Treatment for Borderline Resectable and Locally Advanced Disease
Dr. David Ryan outlines a new trial for pre-surgical pancreatic cancer treatment combining a blood pressure drug, immunotherapy, standard care and SBRT.
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for Select Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is increasingly being used to treat locally advanced pancreatic cancer, and make it surgically removable.